The winners of all the singles events are presented the prestigious Manik Goswami Memorial Challenge Trophies.
Rishabh Shah took less than an hour to outclass 3rd seeded Mullick by a straight 4-2, 4-0 victory. He will face Shashank Koenger in the quarter finals on the Boys Singles Under 16 draw.
Second seeded Kemp O'Brien of the Boys under 16 draw was stretched to the limits by unseeded Shashwast Kabi as the former struggled to reach the quarters with a close 4-1, 4-5(4), 10-6 win.
Top seeded Arghya Das did not face any trouble, while surpassing Suyash Goenka with a convincing 4-0, 4-1 win.
Boys Singles U16 (PQ)
Arghya Das (1) bt Suyash Goenka 4-0,4-1
Rohit Bagda bt Mudit Bhagat 3-5,4-2,10-6
Anant Arora (8) bt Sumit Mullick 4-1,5-3
Shashank Koenger bt Mayank Lodha 4-1,5-4(3)
Rishabh Shah bt Kingshook Mullick (3) 4-2,4-0
Arnab Banerjee (7) bt Anshuman Jalan 4-1,4-1
Kemp O'Brien (2) bt Shashwat Kabi 4-1,4-5(4),10-6
--IBNS (Posted on 16-12-2013)